Visitors in Tuscaloosa

Alabama fans will need to wait one more week for the Crimson Tide to host a marquee match-up at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Expect several elite prospects for the game against the Razorbacks. The Tide coaching staff will welcome several top players this weekend for the North Texas game.

Channing Ward, five-star defensive end from Aberdeen, Miss., is expected to visit. Ward has been on the Tide's radar for a long time, but considered a long shot to his in-state schools. Ward camped at Alabama this summer.

Several Tide commitments inclusing Alec Morris, three-star quarterback from Allen, Texas, plans to attend his first game in Tuscaloosa. Caleb Gulledge, three-star defensive end from Prattville, Ala., returns to campus. Bradley Bozeman, offensive tackle from Roanoke-Handley, Ala., and O.J. Howard, tight end from Prattville-Autauga Academy, Ala., who are both 2013 commitments plan to attend the game.

For the second home game several 2013 recruits return including Jamie Major, linebacker from Piedmont, Ala., and DeAndre Woods, wide receiver from Clay-Chalkville.

More underclassmen arriving include Noah Armstrong, offensive tackle from Moulton-Lawrence County, Ala., Erik Holliday, cornerback from Birmingham-Jackson-Olin, Ala., Ulric Jones, defensive end from Oxford, Ala., and Grant Hill, offensive tackle from Huntsville, Ala. Elite 2014 recruit E.J. Moss, quarterback from Ashville, Ala., returns for his second game at Alabama this season.

Alabama welcomes several out-of-state underclassmen including Andy Dodd, offensive lineman from Lindale-Pepperell, Ga., Dwight Gatlin, cornerback from Shreveport-Evangel Christian Academy, La., and Nick Ruffin, 2014 cornerback from Atlanta-St. Pius X, Ga.

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